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Food Permit Frequently Asked Questions

UCLA Food Permit

Frequently asked questions regarding food permits at UCLA.


When you are serving food to the general public in a public space (e.g. food sale or giveaway in Bruin Plaza)

No, these events are considered private events and do not require a food permit.

If the food servers wash their hands, wear gloves, and discard the food after 4 hours, then no permit is required.

Yes. For a food truck servicing your private event, contact the UCLA Fire Marshal’s office for parking location approval. For a food truck as a part of a larger event, contact ASUCLA for a list of pre-approved food trucks.